How to check if your Windows antivirus will block Microsoft’s Meltdown-Spectre fix

Meltdown-Spectre Fix Windows

Earlier today we showed you everything you need to do to patch your mobile devices and other computers against the Meltdown-Spectre chip vulnerability that would allow malware apps to steal sensitive data like passwords without your knowledge.

We talked about the most important operating systems out there, including Android, iOS, Linux, macOS, and Windows, as all the companies that use Intel, ARM, and AMD chips are in a hurry to patch their devices.

We highlighted an important issue concerning Windows devices, but unfortunately, it looks like Microsoft’s fixes will not play nice with some antivirus software, and you may experience some unwanted consequences.

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